January 21, 2018
By Anonymous

Fire comforts the lonely, protects those around it.
It will keep you warm.
But fire burns when you agitate it, or let it run wild
There are times when I burn friends.
I wish fire could always be controlled, but
water is nourishing, relaxing and healing.
Calming and cool.
But water becomes a flood if caught in a storm,
as when two friends fight.
The hottest, calmest part of a flame is blue.
Perhaps, its true center is water.
Easily polluted and hurt, so fire is needed,
to protect and purify.
I am the fire to keep you warm, and,
the volcano ready to erupt.
I am the puddle you splash in and,
the flood that consumes everything.

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